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How The United States’ Both Destroyed And Saved The Taliban

In the latter half of 2001 the United States of America, supported by Britain, and later in co-operation with a resurgent United Islamic Front for the Salvation of Afghanistan (the so-called Northern Alliance), went … Continue reading

April 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

The United States, Whistling Past The Graveyard Of Empires

  To consider the political, diplomatic, military and financial quagmire that Afghanistan has proved to be for the United States one need look no further than the Afghan Armed Forces. … Continue reading

March 26, 2015 · 10 Comments

Military Secrets And Scandals

For those of you interested in the performance of the United States Armed Forces over the last two decades, especially combating the invasion-born insurgent movements of Afghanistan and Iraq (and … Continue reading

January 21, 2015 · 26 Comments

Ireland Facilitated CIA’s Torture Porn Program

For several centuries the physical and psychological abuse of captives, male and female, old and young was something experienced by almost every generation of Irish people during our island nation’s long struggle against colonial … Continue reading

December 10, 2014 · 7 Comments

Britain’s Armed Shame

In Ireland the British separatist terrorists of the state-controlled UVF faction pose for the cameras Some time ago I published photos on An Sionnach Fionn featuring British soldiers serving in … Continue reading

November 1, 2013 · 3 Comments

British Soldiers, Nazi Salutes – The Story We Had First

The newspapers in Britain are currently debating the significance of images from the conflict in Afghanistan showing serving British soldiers posing in front of the British national flag and the … Continue reading

October 27, 2013 · 1 Comment

Patterns Of War

With all the media focus on the rise of a global Big Brother via the Orwellian ambitions of the United States’ NSA (and its smaller British siblings) it is worth … Continue reading

June 25, 2013

Afghanistan – The Self-Defeating War

In Afghanistan the United States and its international allies have staged a formal handover of military and security control in the country to the beleaguered Kabul government led by the … Continue reading

June 18, 2013 · 9 Comments

Lessons From The First Chechen War

For military analysts like myself the two most interesting conflicts of the last twenty years have been the First Chechen War of 1994-1996 and the Second Lebanese War of 2006. In the former conflict the … Continue reading

January 17, 2013 · 7 Comments

Guns For Hire – From RIC To RUC

In the 1920s, following the British defeat in Ireland’s War of Independence, many serving members of Britain’ paramilitary police force in Ireland, the Royal Irish Constabulary (RIC), went on to … Continue reading

February 15, 2012

An Irish-American Story

From the Irish Independent a story on Séamus Ó Fianghusa, an Irish-American soldier who is now the subject of a new documentary on TG4: “A SERVING US soldier who learned Irish from the … Continue reading

January 5, 2012

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